It's the perfect night for shadowy alleys, a hard-boiled detective, and a dangerously alluring femme fatale.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Monolithic Studios' star Miss Gene Marshall makes a surprise appearance at a local Gene Fan Club meeting wearing a costume from her latest film noir movie. Her newly darkened tresses and dramatic makeup compliment this bold ensemble adapted from the Vince Nowell exclusive tailored suit pattern "Fan Club Meeting" for HLAYG. Suit, suede gauntlet gloves with pinstripe trim, and matching tilt topper are all from The Couture Touch. Purse from Robert Tonner's Brenda Starr Collection. The restyled "Caribbean Kiss" Gene Marshall is from Ashton Drake.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
|Fabulous 1940's red & black jersey turban with attached scarf|
|Hunter green felt with mink trim, circa 1930's|
|Unusual red felt loops on a salmon-colored straw base with attached veil, late 1930's, early 40's|
|1950's Howard Hodge hat in leaf design|
All hats are from my personal collection.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Gene Marshall slips into the fabulous Cognac Evening cocktail dress, circa 1951, designed by Jose Ferrand exclusively for the 1999 Ashton Drake Gene Marshall Collection. Miss Marshall chooses to wear a matching pleated velvet hat from The Couture Touch. Additional accessories include the gold lame clutch from PD Root and cigarette holder by Mystyna. Her gold and jet choker is a combination of two Ashton Drake necklaces. J'Adore Gene Marshall is the FDQ Exclusive BJD from Mel Odom and JamieShow.
A 1952 Legroux Soeurs hat. Photo by Norman Parkinson courtesy My Vintage Vogue.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
|Photo courtesy parisiangentleman.co.uk|
| Tailored Suit Pattern from McCalls|
Photo courtesy malepatternboldness
| Robert Piguet suit design, circa 1940|
Sketch from the archives of Andre Studios
|Robert Piguet suit design, circa 1940|
Sketch from the archive of Andre Studios
|1940 suit design from the archives of Andre Studios|
Gene Marshall wears a film noir variation of the same classic, tailored jacket worn by Miss Lord. Here paired with a blouse from Bogue's Vogues, fur drape from PD Root, bracelet from Facets by Marcia, and cigarette holder from Mystyna. Jacket, necklace, earrings, and molded felt turban are from The Couture Touch. Star Entrance Gene Marshall is from Integrity.